Special Provision Fund

The Department for Education (DfE) has allocated Newham £3,803,265 Special Provision Capital Funding over three financial years (2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21)  towards investment in improving the quality and range of provision for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities through
  • Creating new (additional) places at good or outstanding provision 
  • Improving facilities or developing new facilities.
Following consultation with interested parties, Newham has identified the following projects:

Allocation of Special Provision Fund 2018/19 to 2020/21
Project​​​ ​Cost from Special Provision Capital Fund Additional SEND Places​ ​Improvement Work
​Calverton Primary School ​£103,624 ​7
​Ranelagh Primary School ​£101,472 ​21
Sandringham Primary School​ ​£563,534 ​24
Newham College FE​ ​£170,000 ​6
​N.Beckton Primary School ​£634,697 ​0 ​Yes
​N. Woolwich JFK Annex ​£604,685 ​15
Education Links​ ​£50,000 ​4
Proposed Special School Satellites for Secondary ​ ​£1,575,253 ​TBC
Total​ £3,803,265​
The Officer Key Decision Report 25 July 2019 provides further details of these.

Further consultation on the proposed special school satellite sites to provide provision for secondary aged pupils will commence in the autumn term 2019.

In line with DfE requirements, an updated spreadsheet showing allocations of the funding for specific projects is published below.

Other Information

The Officer Key Decision Report 14 March 2018 allocated funding for the initial allocation of £746,760 for 2018/19 and proposed projects:

Further information on the Special Provision Fund from the DfE is available:

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